Historical Events In 1609
Friday, 10 July 2020
Jan 21 In the year 1609 joseph Justus Scaliger, French inventor of "Julian Period", dies at 68
Jan 31 In the year 1609 wisselbank of Amsterdam established
Feb 07 Ferdinand I, cardinal/ruler of Toscane, dies on this day in history.
Feb 10 John Suckling, English Cavalier poet/dramatist/courtier in the year 1609.
Feb 18 Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) in the year 1609.
Feb 28 In the year 1609 paul Sartorius, composer, dies at 39
Mar 12 Bermuda becomes an English colony in the year 1609.
Mar 16 Michael Franck, composer in the year 1609.
Mar 18 In the year 1609 frederick III, King of Denmark & Norway (1648-70); absolutist
Mar 21 Jan II Kazimierz, cardinal/King of Poland (1648-68) in the year 1609.
Mar 22 John II Casimir Vasa, cardinal/king of Poland (1648-68) on this day in history.
Mar 25 Henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co on this day in history.
Apr 05 Daimyo (Lord) of the Satsuma Domain in southern Kyūshū, Japan, completes his successful invasion of the Ryūkyū Kingdom in Okinawa on this day in history.
Apr 06 Henry Hudson sails 'Half Moon' up Hudson River to site of Albany; searching for North West Passage for Dutch East India Company on this day in history.
Apr 09 In the year 1609 spain & Netherlands sign 12 Year Resistant Pact
May 16 In the year 1609 ferdinand, Austria, cardinal of Spain/governor of Netherlands
May 20 In the year 1609 shakespeare's Sonnets are first published in London, perhaps illicitly, by the publisher Thomas Thorpe.
May 23 On this day in history official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia takes place.
May 26 Cornelis Claesz, mapmaker, buried on this day in history.
Jun 17 In the year 1609 netherlands, England & France sign 12 year Covenant
Jun 28 In the year 1609 samuel de Champlain c1570-1635 sets out to explore Iroquois country, with 11 French and 60 Indians.
Jul 06 In the year 1609 majesteitsbrief: Emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemia freedom of religion
Jul 09 In the year 1609 emperor Rudolf II grants Bohemian protestants freedom of religion
Jul 10 In the year 1609 catholic German monarchy forms Catholic League
Jul 15 Annibale Carracci, painter, dies in the year 1609.
Jul 20 Emperor Rudolf II grants Silezische protestants freedom of religion on this day in history.
Jul 20 Federico Zuccari, Italian Mannerist painter, dies at about 69 in the year 1609.
Jul 27 Heinrich Pape, composer on this day in history.
Jul 28 Admiral George Somers settles in Bermuda in the year 1609.
Jul 28 In the year 1609 judith J Leyster, Dutch house painter, baptised
Aug 07 Eustache du Caurroy, composer, dies at 60 on this day in history.
Aug 08 In the year 1609 venetian senate examines Galileo Galilei's telescope
Aug 25 Galileo demonstrates his 1st telescope to Venetian lawmakers on this day in history.
Aug 25 Galileo demonstrates his first telescope to Venetian lawmakers in the year 1609.